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Definition of Simmer


  1. To boil gently, or with a gentle hissing; to begin to boil.
  2. To cause to boil gently; to cook in liquid heated almost or just to the boiling point.

Simmer Quotations

Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.
Marge Kennedy

My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual.
Phyllis Diller

I have a corn creamer that I love. It extracts pulp and juice from kernels, and I simmer that down into a creamed corn that has an almost mashed potato-like consistency. I add butter and hit it with chopped fresh chives at the end for an accent of color.
Nick Offerman

I'm always calculating what I want to do, who I want to be, what I want to accomplish. I don't need to worry about that - that's always there on a slow simmer. The muscle I have to work on is being more present.
Chris Pine

You will soon find that I am a bit obsessive about my work. And that is a little sad, one often feels strangely restricted, not finding time to simmer, although one actually has many interests.
Arne Jacobsen
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Simmer Translations

simmer in Dutch is pruttelen
simmer in German is sieden
simmer in Italian is bollore
simmer in Spanish is hervir, cocer a fuego lento
simmer in Swedish is sjuda
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